Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Climate Action Meets The Piecemeal Problem

Meeting NYC's legal mandate to cut its carbon footprint 80% by 2050 is a tall — and essential — order. To cite Benjamin Franklin, "Never confuse motion with action."

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Genevieve GuentherSnapshot

#EndClimateSilence

The summer of 2018 was very hot. Record-breaking temperatures baked the planet, inspiring nearly 130 reports about the heat on US network television. It would seem that every one of those reports should have discussed the heat's link to climate change, considering the scientific fact that climate change made the heatwave five times more likely.

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In the Media

NYC Has A Public Housing Problem — What Has London Done?

Read Anderson's comment on Michael Kimmelman's column in The New York Times NYC Public Housing

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Subway Reading

Dems Divided On Climate Action Path

Will Democrats in Congress break out of their circular firing squad to meet our climate challenges?

Siting Decisions - Weak Link In Renewable Energy Chain

The Rhode Island controversy over siting solar power farms illustrates a chronic challenge to clean energy advances

Climate Impacts The Game

A new wave of board games shows players how climate change will reshape cities + to think about getting ahead of the rising tides

In The Carbon Age

A Better Balance Between People And Water

In climate-disrupted times, states like NJ + NY are on the front lines of finding better ways to relate communities + coastlines

Fossil Fuel's Bankers

The 10th edition of Banking on Climate Change totals the lending + underwriting from 33 global banks to 1,800 companies across the fossil fuel industry

Stop The Pipeline

The Willams gas pipeline proposal is not justified by future utility customer needs according to a new 350 Brooklyn report, False Demand

Worldwide

Exxon's Smear At EU Parliament

Regret For What Didn't Get Done

If Hotter Weather Is Health-Harmful...

...What is known about different health risks if global temperatures rise 1.5 degrees or 2 degrees?

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